Sunday, 25 October 2009

Run Good Part Deux: MOAR!

Put in my 2nd best day ever yesterday. This wouldn't have happened due to my insta-MTT-tilt syndrome when I reg'd for the Supernova freeroll but then I decided to get it in with AQs on the 3rd hand so that I don't have to sit there all day. TT and AK hold and I'm out and I avoid the whole tilt scenario I get into after playing 4 hours to bust 50 from the bubble and decided to fire up 100nl instead of donkaments.

I unfortunately ran into the 1k hand breakeven stretch after the first 1300 heater. Lately I've been plateauing like this and deciding to quit. I don't check my graph while I play, but you can sense after a while that you're not getting anywhere besides accumulating FPPs. So I took a break and really didn't get back to the table and wish I would have. My reads were insanely good yesterday and the largest pot I lost was $22 at 100nl 6max. This makes for a wow-session considering I only managed to win full stacks 2x and ended up with 5 buyins - the other $100 was 50nl. For once I was the one pushing people off of 50BB pots and not creating dead money I intended to fold.

Favorite hand of the day. BTN is 21/19 and stealing 45% with a decent fold to 3bet % so I go for the 3bet and semi-bluff. Turn is amazing   =)

Poker Stars $0.50/$1 No Limit Hold'em - 5 players - View hand 338502
The Official Hand History Converter

CO: $100.00
BTN: $103.00
SB: $250.25
Hero (BB): $107.60
UTG: $152.35

Pre Flop: ($1.50) Hero is BB with K of diamonds J of diamonds
2 folds, BTN raises to $3, 1 fold, Hero raises to $10, BTN calls $7

Flop: ($20.50) 7 of clubs 9 of hearts Q of spades (2 players)
Hero bets $12, BTN calls $12

Turn: ($44.50) T of hearts (2 players)
Hero bets $23, BTN raises to $81 all in, Hero calls $58

River: ($206.50) 9 of diamonds (2 players - 1 is all in)

Final Pot: $206.50
BTN shows A of hearts Q of diamonds (two pair, Queens and Nines)
Hero shows K of diamonds J of diamonds (a straight, Nine to King)
Hero wins $204.50
(Rake: $2.00)


  1. Nice little uptick you got going there.

    When you start seeing your redline dive like that, what do you find is typically the reason specific to your playing style? When my redline heads south it's almost always a direct result of tilt and/or passively playing my cards only.

    The slope of my redline is a pretty good measure of whether or not I'm in the right mindset to play, it seems.

  2. Yeah I agree that most of the time redline is a good measure of mindset, at least for me.

    Sometimes it's just purely from running super card dead, which sucks when you've built up this great crazy image and you end up having your cbet success % plummet at the same time which was in this case.